Sani Dangote Burial News Today
He was laid to rest on Wednesday morning, in a cemetery in Kano’s No.92 Sarari quarters.photo of Sani Dangote Burial
On Wednesday morning, his body arrived in Nigeria from the United States.
Sani Muhammad, the Chief Imam of the Kano Emir’s palace, led the prayer session at Kofar Kudu, Kano’s Emir’s palace.
A large number of dignitaries attended the funeral service.
Kashim Shettima of Borno, former Bauchi state governor, Adamu Mu’azu, Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, THISDAY Publisher, Nduka Obaigbena, and Abdussamad Isiyaka Rabiu, Chairman, BUA Group, were among them.
Others include Yusuf Magaji Bichi, Director General of the Department of State Services; Senate President Ahmad Lawan; former Senate President Bukola Saraki; Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, and others.
Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, represented the Federal Executive Council.
The burial session was led by Mallam Tijjani Bala Kalarawi, who prayed for the deceased soul while admonishing other Muslim faithful to do good deeds while still alive on earth.
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Meanwhile, Policemen and their family members fled their Division A barrack residence in Akure following attempts by commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders to attack the place.
While police officers and their families fled through the back gate, the riders broke through the gate and threw stones at the building.
Some cops scaled the barracks’ fence and fled, while others struggled to get their cars away from the barracks.
One Okada rider and a cocoa merchant were killed by a driver in the Arakale area of Akure, according to reports.
A police officer from a nearby filling station was said to have fired shots in the air to frighten the protesters away, but one of the bullets struck and killed an Okada rider.
The officer reportedly sought refuge in the A Division but was pursued by the Okada riders.